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Tufts University program will help pay travel and living expenses for students wanting to take time off from classes. (Getty Images)

College To Offer Students Money To Take A Year Off

Tufts University “gap year” program will help students on leave pay for housing and other expenses.

03/14/2014

Walter "Doc" Hurley, 2007 (Courtesy Connecticut Veterans Parade)

Athlete, Educator, Benefactor, “Doc” Hurley Dies At 91

Hartford sports legend Walter “Doc” Hurley has died at age 91.

02/10/2014

File photo of girls and boys in a classroom. (Photo by PIERRE ANDRIEU/AFP/GettyImages)

Republican Candidates For Governor Fielding Complaints, They Say

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) – Connecticut GOP gubernatorial candidates say they’re hearing many complaints from teachers about Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s education overhaul and believe it’s a constituency that could vote Republican in November. Despite […]

02/08/2014

Governor Dannel Malloy, Feb. 6, 2014 (Courtesy CT-N)

2014 State Of The State Message

Governor Dannel Malloy unveiled his proposed changes to the second year of the state budget in his State of the State address, as the General Assembly convened for a three-month legislative session.

02/06/2014

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1,431 Bullying Incidents Reported In First Year Of New Law

In the first year when state law requires school districts to report bullying, 1,431 incidents have been documented in Connecticut.

01/20/2014

U.S. Federal Education Secretary Arne Duncan speaks to reporters following a town hall meeting on safety and education reform Friday at the Classical Magnet School in Hartford. (Photo by WTIC's Nicole Jacques.)

Education Secretary To Visit Hartford

U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan is visiting Connecticut next week to highlight government efforts to make higher education more accessible.

01/17/2014

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Education Commissioner Calls For Probe Of Winchester School Funding

State Education Commissioner Stefan Pryor’s office is calling for an investigation into whether the town of Winchester is underfunding its schools.

01/07/2014

Robert Argo says it's too difficult in this economy to find a job without a diploma...so he finished his high school education nearly 15 years after leaving school to join the Navy Reserves.

Vietnam Vet Finally Receives High School Diploma

65-year-old Robert Argo dropped out of school in 1965 to join the Navy Reserves.

12/28/2013

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State, City, Plaintiffs Reach 2014-2015 Agreement in Sheff v. O’Neill

Hartford School officials, the state of Connecticut, and the plaintiffs in the 24-year-old Sheff v O’Neill education rights case announced Friday they’ve reached a court-approved agreement for the 2014-2015 school year.

12/13/2013

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Manchester Reviews Schools Plan

Manchester is reviewing a massive, $100 million plan to upgrade and reconfigure the town’s school system to renovate buildings and account for racial balance and building design requirements for the handicapped.

12/04/2013

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